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Environmental Review Tribunal exercises discretionary remedial power in Ostrander wind farm case

Canada - June 13 2016 In its June 6, 2016 decision, the Environmental Review Tribunal (Tribunal) revoked the Renewable Energy Approval (REA) that had been granted to…

Jennifer Fairfax, Rebecca Hall-McGuire, Richard J. King, Richard Wong

Ninety-nine problems (continued): Supreme Court of Canada denies leave to appeal Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Midwest Properties Ltd. v. Thordarson

Canada - May 26 2016 On May 26, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Midwest Properties Ltd. v…

Jennifer Fairfax, Rebecca Hall-McGuire, Paul Morassutti, Patrick G. Welsh

Ontario reveals proposed legislation and regulations for its cap and trade regime

Canada - March 3 2016 On February 24, 2016 the Ontario government unveiled Bill 172, the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016 [PDF] (the Act). The…

Jennifer Fairfax, Rebecca Hall-McGuire, Richard J. King, Jacob A. Sadikman

Ontario’s New Waste Diversion Regime

Canada - December 8 2015 On November 26, 2015, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) posted proposed new waste reduction legislation on the…

Jennifer Fairfax, Richard J. King, Saara Punjani, Patrick G. Welsh

Ninety-Nine Problems: Ontario Court of Appeal Releases Significant Decision for Environmental Civil Litigation

Canada - December 7 2015 The Ontario Court of Appeal released a significant decision in the field of environmental civil litigation in the case of Midwest Properties Ltd. v…

Jennifer Fairfax, Rebecca Hall-McGuire, Patrick G. Welsh